democrats don't like that, because it would force the president to come back and go through this all over again. but what boehner is finding is that a lot of those tea party republicans don't want to vote for this. he has put his speakership on the line, saying that he cannot lead if they don't support him. so, the question now is, diane, will he get the votes to pass the republican plan? >> can he get his republicans in line? jon karl, standing by, watching it all. and, of course, while they battle it out on the hill, on capitol hill, there is a secret scramble behind the scenes at the white house to come up with a financial, if you will, doomsday plan, as the deadline passes with no deal in place. and abc's jake tapper is at the white house tonight with t tse down to the wire decisions. tell us about them, jake. >> reporter: well, diane, even if house republicans pass that bill, senate democrats have said it's dead on arrival, so it's unclear that the debt creeiling will be raised tuesday. so, the white house is preparing for a worst case scenario.